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BBQ sauce/salad dressing line built on best in class

Faced with rapid growth—driven by the popularity of its Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce—Ken’s Foods is adding new lines where needed. The Las Vegas plant has the latest.
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Tropicana's bold shift to PET

Project "Inspiration" takes Tropicana Pure Premium into four new PET bottles, including two handled containers made with a new EBM grade that’s approved for recycling.
Sam's Club vitamins
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Sam's Club’s introduces Simply Right vitamin line

Reformulated vitamin and supplement line replaces Sam’s Club Member’s Mark line, using package design based on member feedback.
GREENER BOTTLES. The greener cleaner bottles are made of recyclable PET, and the labeling system eliminates glue pots and solven
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Induction sealer secures products & contracts

Green cleaning-products company squelches leakers and lands more business by incorporating induction seals for certain distribution channels.
Sample packs. AccuDial's liquid OTC cough and cold pediatric med bottles include a two-part rotating label, plastic-packed dosin
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AccuDial spins children's liquid medication dosing into the 21st Century

AccuDial’s inner and outer labels provide parents and caregivers information to precisely dose their child based on weight, not age.
EASY SWITCHOVER. The induction sealer can be shifted between Floratine's two different jug size packaging lines without having t
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New cap, liner, and seal system perks up packaging performance

 Leaky and bloated containers get cut from turf management product roster.
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Schwarz powers powder packaging

Schwarz Pharma’s replacement filling line is twice the speed and more flexible for future needs.
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Paint by the numbers: New line cuts costs, speeds filling

Brought in-house to save the costs of copacking, a new, fully automated packaging line for Ace Paint fills paint-sample containers at 50/min with minimal operator intervention.
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New sealer gets juices flowing

Jus-Made installs a new induction sealer as it enters retail markets.
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Salsas in 48-oz bottle twin-packs

In February 2007, San Antonio Farms, San Antonio, TX, began club-store marketing of double-packs of salsas in 48-oz-volume, six-layer PP/EVOH barrier jugs with .015” wall thickness and 82-g empty-bottle weight. Shelf life of the bottled salsa is 12 months. Average retail price of the salsa twin-packs is between $5.00 and $6.00.
BOTTLE BUFFER. Dynac's compact helical design provides a large amount of accumulation in a small footprint.
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Rx applied to tablet line

AstraZeneca looks outside of pharmaceuticals to find an accumulation, buffering, and line-balancing system that improves OEE.
QUALITY SEALS: Enercon's customized sealing head ensures an even heat pattern for sealing MGK's oversized caps.
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Tunnel vision improves induction seals

A customized sealing head accommodates pesticide manufacturer's oversize caps and improves seal quality.
In the past, Blessings Intl.'s workers hand-sealed lined caps to bottles. The manual pressure exerted onto the cap created an in
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Blessings automates its mission

A new induction cap sealer, tablet counter-filler, and labeler help Blessings Intl. more efficiently pack medicines for missions in more than 140 countries.
Newly designed shaker-style PET cocktail-mix containers respond well to consumer demand for convenience.
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PET bottles shake up cocktail-mix market

Unique packaging hits bull’s-eye for Target stores’ liquor departments.
This drawing illustrates the top-floor-to-shop-floor communications network that unites Arla's new dairy into a tightly integrat
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A batch processing approach to packaging

Arla Foods’ automated order system lets production orders flow through its new fresh-milk bottling lines in batches.
Prescription Solutions' line in Carlsbad, CA, is used to fill prescription drug orders. The line uses about 150 fill stations or
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Understanding the packaging line (sidebar)

Prescription Solutions’ pharmacy manager Dave Booher explains that the company’s automated fulfillment packaging line in Carlsbad, CA, stretches 160’ in one direction, makes a 1’-radius turn, and runs right back.
This induction sealer's coil design helps to control the direction of the electromagnetic energy that's given off during the ind
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Firm solves radio-frequency pollution

Pharmacy and benefits management firm Prescription Solutions solves a vexing frequency problem between inline RFID systems and an induction sealer.
New containers for stock powder products are induction sealed to enhance shelf life.
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Inducing an enhanced seal

Nestlé New Zealand recently added induction sealing to one of its powder-filling lines for improved seal quality and shelf life on containers of powder products.
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Compact sealer passes 'mustard'

It doesn’t get much more mom-and-pop than Fisher Horseradish & Mustard, run by Gideon Fisher, Sr. He heads the 20-yr-old family business on his property in Newburg, PA, where his wife has run a semi-automatic filler.
Since new labels and a large plastic cap were made part of the package, the container has much better impact on display. Inset s
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New look for oyster packs

Induction-sealing is a key element in Minterbrook’s redesigned oyster package. Shelf life is extended, tamper evidence improved, and costs cut.
The redesigned Tums package (left) features a snap-on/twist-off cap and an oval-shaped neck finish that is induction-sealed on a
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Tums packages sealed with a twist

SmithKline Beecham breaks new ground with an oval-shaped, induction-sealed foil membrane beneath a twist-off cap. Benefits include reduced downtime and less scrap.
Consumers can easily tear off Silver Blue?s induction seal and throw it away. A foam liner inside the closure further protects t
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Silver cleaner polishes its look

Silver Blue's complete overhaul eliminates leakage and breakage while improving esthetics.
A custom-engineered flat sealing head induction-seals recessed closures in jug-in-box containers
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An unconventional seal

A custom-engineered induction sealer allows Jensen Foods to apply tamper-evident inner seals to 41/2-gal jug-in-box foodservice packs.
Filled and capped bottles
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Seals create I-D for lubricant

Induction-sealed PVC bottles that don't leak enable Westridge Laboratories to introduce personal lubricant to the pharmaceutical market and boost sales substantially.